Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology / Medical Technology Science

The Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology/Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science (BSMT/BSMLS) is a four-year program consisting of general and professional courses. The fourth year level is the one-year internship program in a CHED-accredited training laboratory with rotation duties in different sections such as Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Immunohematology (Blood Banking), Immunology and Serology, Urinalysis and Other Body Fluids (Clinical Microscopy), Parasitology, Histopathologic /Cytologic Techniques, and other emergent technologies. It consists of clinical laboratory testing which plays a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis, prognosis, prevention and treatment of diseases. 

The Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology/Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science of the University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos aims to develop technically competent, scientifically equipped, God-centered, and civic-oriented Medical Technologists imbibed with the Augustinian-Recollect spirit, committed to serve the health care needs of the community. 

Skills Development

  • Phlebotomy (Venipuncture, Capillary Puncture, Arterial Puncture) 
  • Specimen collection, handling, transport, processing and interpreting data 
  • Operating and basic troubleshooting of laboratory machines and equipment 
  • Preparation of reagents, standards and quality control materials 
  • Microscopic analysis of microorganism and other cellular and non-cellular elements 
  • Chemical analysis of serum and other body fluids 
  • Isolation and identification of Microorganisms 
  • Smear preparation and staining techniques 
  • Tissue processing 
  • Pipetting skills 
  • Donning and Doffing skills 
  • Disinfection, sterilization, and laboratory safety skills 
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis skills 
  • Communication skills 
  • Research skills 

 

 

Curricular Requirements (Course Units Distribution) 

Level  Course Classification  First Semester  Second Semester  Summer 
First Year  General Education  11 Units  14 Units   
Professional Education  14 Units  11 Units   
Institutional Requirements  4 Units  3 units   
Second Year  General Education  11 units  14 units   
Professional Education  14 Units  11 Units   
Institutional Requirements  3 Units  3 Units   
Third Year  General Education       
Professional Education  22 Units  24 Units   
Institutional Requirements       
Fourth Year  General Education       
Professional Education  15 Units  15 Units 
Institutional Requirements  1 Unit   

 

Work Opportunities

  • Licensed Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist   An MT/MLS graduates may also practice in the following fields: 
  • Diagnostic Molecular Scientist 
  • Public Health/Epidemiology  
  • Research Scientist 
  • Veterinary Laboratory Science     
  • Educator 
  • Molecular Biology/Biology 
  • Diagnostic Product Specialist 
  • Nuclear Science 
  • Public Health Practitioner 
  • Forensic Science 
  • Healthcare Leader 
  • Health Administration Management 
  •  Food and Industrial Microbiology 

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